Health and nutrition news that’s easy to digest
A healthy lifestyle for the entire family can be easier than it seems - even for the busiest household. With a little planning, both parents and kids will find themselves prepared for those last-minute meals and snack attacks that may otherwise place them in front of the vending machine, or in the drive-thru line.
Beets are a highly versatile, densely nutritious and low-cost root vegetable that can be used in so many more recipes than just your grandmother’s pickled beets. This nutritional powerhouse is also incredibly affordable and with the right recipe taste great.
US farmer Chris Stevens from Wisconsin has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as having grown the world's heaviest pumpkin ever.
As the leaves are developing beautiful golden and red hues and the temperatures are falling, it is the perfect time to snuggle up by the fire with a warm, delicious meal prepared in a slow cooker AKA Crockpot®.
Autumn is the perfect time of year to try Winter Squash. Unlike the varieties of squash that are available throughout the summer, Winter Squash is known for its hard shell and odd shape. Whether shopping at a Farmer's Market or the grocery store, it's hard to miss the weird shaped vegetables that are now available in abundance.
With Halloween just around the corner it is important to think about just where the candy comes from that is handed out to trick or treaters. By being responsible and buying candy that is eco-friendly, everyone can reduce their ecological footprint and do their part to help protect the environment.